Management view on SDI

EO4GEO Lecture

Management view on SDI 2022-01-05T14:59:40+00:00

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This module gives an overview of the non-technical aspects related to Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI). In an SDI several technical and non-technical components work together. This module focuses on the non-technical components and is targeting process owners and managers.

Learning outcomes

  • Explain the main objectives of an SDI.

  • Explain the relevant technological issues around development and implementation of Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI).

  • Identify and discuss the different components of an SDI.

  • Use the models of SDI generations and SDI components to describe the main elements of an existing SDI initiative.

  • Identify the benefits of an SDI for your organisation.

  • Describe political, economic, administrative, and other social forces in agencies, organizations, and citizens that inhibit or promote sharing of geospatial and other data;Explain the evolution towards open data policies.

  • Identify barriers for data sharing in your own organisation.

  • Explain the link between SDI and other (open) data policies.

  • Design an effective governance structure for a national SDI.

  • Discuss the governance structure in place of a particular country.

  • Explain what SDI governance is and why it is important in the development and implementation of SDIs.

  • List and execute the main tasks to be executed in SDI implementation.

  • Apply different models of tasks allocation to real SDIs.

  • Explain the different instruments for SDI governance.

  • Provide examples of existing SDI governance instruments.

  • Explain the importance of work processes in the context of SDI.

  • Apply the essential elements of business process management to SDI processes.

  • Prepare a model of an SDI work process.

  • Compare different frameworks for assessing Spatial Data Infrastructures.

  • Design an SDI assessment framework and methodology for assessing and evaluating an SDI.

  • Develop a strategy to improve the performance of an SDI initiative.

  • Explain the results of an SDI assessment.

BoK concepts

Links to concepts from the EO4GEO Body of Knowledge used in this course:

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